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Adesmia  suffocata Hook.f.  trib. Adesmieae 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Adesmia  suffocata Hook.f.  trib. Adesmieae
SynonymsPatagonium suffocatum (Hook.f.) Macloskie
Territory Southern South AmericaArgentina South, (Santa Cruz)
cold steppes
Altitude300-500m
Description leaves silvery sericeous, pinnate, small, thick, leaflets 6-9pairs, erect, rhombic, 2-4mm long, flowers of 1-3, red striate, in terminal corymbs
Size1-5cm
Coloryellow
Bloomearly summer
Ca
Typecarpet
Cultivationopen site with a poor, sandy soil
alpine house, sandy soil, sun
Propagationscarified seed in spring, germ. 1-3 months, 10-13°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora Argentina www.floraargentina.edu.ar
Legume Web www.ildis.org
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